University of Huddersfield
School of Education and Professional Development
In-Service Certificate, Professional Graduate Certificate and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning)
DFA7130 Teaching, Learning and Assessment
Module Handbook 2010-11
This Module Handbook contains essential documentation and resources for the module DFA7130, Teaching, Learning and Assessment. These are:
Introduction and module learning outcomes
Reading list and other resources for the module
Module assignments (including specific assessment criteria for Assignment One)
Documents relating to Assignment One
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As part of your work for the module, you will show that you have met the requirements of the national award Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS). This is the essential ‘entry level’ award for teaching in the sector and is the beginning of the journey to the status of Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS).
The module is taken in Year 1 of the programme and is worth 30 credits at Foundation Level.
Module Learning Outcomes: These are what you should know and be able to do after studying the module.
Knowledge and Understanding:
Discuss a range of theories and models of learning relevant to the design of inclusive teaching and learning activities.
Relate learning outcomes to the needs of different learners and the design of inclusive teaching and learning activities.
Distinguish key principles underpinning a range of assessment methods and their selection.
Analyse the use of language, literacy and numeracy skills within teaching and learning.
Plan effectively to achieve identified learning outcomes, taking into account learner needs.
Prepare effective teaching and learning resources.
Plan effectively to assess learning and identify learning needs
Plan, prepare and deliver a learning session
Reflect on own learning within the module
Reading List and other Resources for the Module
The main text for this module is:
Avis, J., Fisher, R. and Thompson, R. (Eds.) (2010) Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
The following is a selection of other resources relevant to the module. The Course Reader contains a selection of relevant journal articles and your tutor will provide further references in the course of the module. A study pack on differentiated learning is available on Blackboard or from your tutor.
Armitage A., Bryant, R., Dunhill, R., Flanagan, K., Hayes, D., Hudson, A., Kent, J., Lawes, S. and Renwick, M. (2007) Teaching and Training in Post-Compulsory Education. 3rd ed. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Atkins, L. (2009) Invisible Students, Impossible Dreams: Experiencing Vocational Education 14-19. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books.
Black, P., Harrison, C., Lee, C., Marshall, B. and Wiliam, D. (2003) Assessment for Learning. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Curzon, L. (2003) Teaching in Further Education: an outline of principles and practice. 6th ed. London: Continuum International Publishing Group.
Eastwood, L., Coates, J., Dixon, L., Harvey, J., Ormondroyd, C. and Williamson, S. (2009) A Toolkit for Creative Teaching in Post-Compulsory Education. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Gardner, H. (1999) Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century. New York: Basic Books.
Ginnis, P. (2002) The Teacher's Toolkit: raise classroom achievement with strategies for every learner. Carmarthen: Crown House Publishing.
James, D. and Biesta, G. (2007)...